Slalom Quilt made after the workshop with Jenny Haynes @pappersaxten

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This is my Finish #3 from my Q1 FAL list. Back in November 2016 I took a class at  The Village Haberdashery with lovely Jenny Haynes aka @pappersaxten and learned how to make a cool curvy Slalom Quilt. I chose and bought all my fabrics right at The Village Haberdashery because they have a huge choice of it! I started creating the top with Jenny that November Friday evening and finished the top the next…

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London Modern Quilt Guild March Meeting

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Just a quick post about London Modern Quilt Guild March Meeting that happened yesterday at the usual place The Star Tavern in Belgravia. Quite a few people couldn’t make it to the meeting this time unfortunately but nevertheless we had a nice and warm one. Here are two collages from Show & Tell. Really great works from talented ladies: I finished my mini quilt with cats in February, Kitten Around Block pattern is…

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Creating a quilt with help from Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably

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On 8th September 2016 I had once in a lifetime experience – I attended a design workshop with Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably. It was held at the wonderful Lady Sew and Sew Warehouse and Sewing Centre in Henley on Thames. It lasted about 6 hours, in which we had an introduction to the workshop, had time to chose and buy fabrics, designed 2 big blocks of the ‘Trip Around the…

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London Modern Quilt Guild February Meeting

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Yesterday I went to another fab London MQG meeting. It took its usual place  in a great historic pub The Star Tavern in Belgravia. It is my 3rd meeting to date and it was the fullest so far – lots of ladies attended and most of them brought their wonderful works to show. As a result our Show & Tell filled pretty much all meeting’s time 🙂 It was very enjoyable to…

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The opening day of the new Village Haberdashery shop on West Hampstead Square

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Hi everyone! I haven’t posted anything here for about 2 weeks which I believe is a long time for a blog… or maybe not? I guess it depends. Anyway today I went to the opening day of the new Village Haberdashery shop on West Hampstead Square in London. I’ve been to the previous shop which is rather nice but the new building is simply wonderful! It is very spacious and bright…

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